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In ancient India icons were symbols of the Divine path, India perhaps more than anywhere else covers herself with imagery of Gods and Goddesses. Reminders of the Divine path.
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 Indian and East Asian Art and Iconography  A.K. Bhattacharyya Indian and East Asian Art and Iconography   $187.99  $140.99  Buy Now 
The collection of studies of Indian and East Asian Art and Iconography is a considerable assemblage of essays.  Though it deals with selected topics relating to iconographic and archaeological art, it touches, sporadically though, almost the entire range of Indian art-history and salient periods of East Asia.  Nonetheless, the treatment although and documented.  Though by character the studies are not an all-inclusive one, they afford a glimpse of the artendeavours of most... 
 Script and Image  Adalbert J. Gail, Gerd J.R. Mevissen and Richard Salomon Script and Image   $40.49  $30.37  Buy Now 
The articles collected in this volume, which were originally presented in the panels on art and epigraphy at the 12th World Sanskrit Conference in Helsinki, Finland, illustrate the depth, diversity and sophistication of recent studies in these subjects by scholars from several countries.  The subjects treated include new archaeological and epigraphic discoveries, the relation between textual and iconographic traditions in both Hindu and Buddhist contexts, the historical and Cultural... 
 Symbolism of the Stupa  Adrian Snodgrass Symbolism of the Stupa   $112.99  $84.74  Buy Now 
In his preface to The Symbolism of the Stupa Prof. Craig Reynolds writes "The stupa is a symbolic form that pullulates throghout South Southeast and East Asia. In its Indian manifestations it is an extreme case in terms of architectural function: it has no usablehas a basic simplicity. In this state of the art` studt Adrian Snodrass reads the stupa as a cultural artifact. The mounment concretizes metaphyswical principles and generates multivalent meanings in ways that can be articulated with... 
 The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism (2 Vol)  Adrian Snodgrass The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism (2 Vol)   $162.99  $122.24  Buy Now 
The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Singon Buddhism surveys and re-interprets the vast work of traditional and modern Japanese scholarship on the twin Mandalas. Adrian Snodgrass of the University of Sydney (Australia) has spent several years of detail the iconography of each and every deity of these two Mandalas as well as to bring out their traditional symbolism that reflects the Tantric thought in its earliest phases. Tantrism or Mantrayana reached China and Japan earlier than it did in... 
 Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art  Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Christian and Oriental Philosophy of Art   $19.49  $14.62  Buy Now 
 
 Hari Smriti - Studies on Art Archaeology and Indology (2 Vols)  Arundhati banerji Hari Smriti - Studies on Art Archaeology and Indology (2 Vols)   $307.99  $230.99  Buy Now 
This collection of sixty-one papers contributed by the scholars from India and abroad is in memory of Dr. H Sarkar who retired as Jt. Director General, Archaeological Survey of India. He is very well known for his invaluable contribution to the field of archaeology. The papers included herein are the outcome of researches done on art, architecture, iconography, epigraphy, numismatic, archaeological explorations and excavations, antiquities and museums, conservation and heritage management... 
 Jain Iconography  B.C. Bhattacharya, Ed. Jain Iconography   $16.67  $12.50   
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 Expressions in Indian Art: Essays in Memory of Shri M.C. Joshi (In 2 Volumes)  B.R. Mani (ed.) Expressions in Indian Art: Essays in Memory of Shri M.C. Joshi (In 2 Volumes)   $352.99  $264.74  Buy Now 
Expressions in Indian Art contains essays on art and architecture. Seventy-five articles in the volume cover various aspects of Indian art and architecture through the ages. Famous centers of art and architecture dealt with are Mohenjo-dara, Harappa, Chanhu-dara, Kalibangan, Dholavira, Banavali, Lothal, Amravati, Sanchi, Sanghol, Mathura, Sarnath, Deogarh, Ratnagiri, Lalitgiri, Mahasthan, Bangarh, Khajuraho, Bhubneswar, Kanchipuram, Badami, Ajanta, Udaipur, Sirpur, Modhera, Ramgarh,... 
 The Indian buddhist Iconnography  Benoytosh Bhattacharyya The Indian buddhist Iconnography   $141.49  $106.12  Buy Now 
This volume is an attempt to present a comprehensive work on Buddhist iconography of India, and is mainly based on Sanskrit text prepared from seven recensions of the Sadhanamala alias Sadhanasamuccaya. The text has been illustrated by pictures representing images in several museums in India and elsewhere in the collection of numerous Nepalese monasteries. In the present work endeavour has been made to indentify the images of Buddhist deities by means of Dliyanas given in the Sadhanamala.... 
 Recent Researches in Indian Art and Iconography  Bhagwant Sahai (Ed.) Recent Researches in Indian Art and Iconography   $160.49  $120.37  Buy Now 
This collection of fifty-one articles brings to light the recent trends in the study of sculptural art, iconography and architecture and focuses on the different aspects of Indian Art. These papers are contributed by the eminent scholars expert in their fields from different parts of India and presented in honour of in honour of  Dr. C.P. Sinha, former Director of the prestigious K.P. Jayaswal Research Institute, Patna. The papers, written in wide and expressive style are supported with... 
 Tara In Hinduism: Study With Textual And Iconographical Documentation  Bikas Kumar Bhattacharya Tara In Hinduism: Study With Textual And Iconographical Documentation   $92.99  $69.74  Buy Now 
This documentation will help researches to make a through investigation into the Brahmanical cult of Tara, especially, in the background of cultural and ideological developments of India. The Ist Chapter presents a survey of the development of the concepts of the Mother Goddess in ancient India as gleaned from textual and archaeological sources, vis-à-vis the seedling of the godhead of Tara in her pleasant and terrible forms. The II chapter comprises a catalogue of 265 antique images of Tara.... 
 Appreciation of Indian Art  C.P. Sinha Appreciation of Indian Art   $70.18  $52.64  Buy Now 
Art in India, as in other countries of the world, was principally devoted to the service of religion. It reflects the intimate relationship of ideas and life.Mythology, symbolism and iconography are just vehicles or aids to understand the essence and spirit of Indian art as each symbol or every icon has a specific meaning and is expressed with a specific purpose. To appreciate and enjoy Art in its proper perspective, it is imperative to understand the inner meaning and the philosophy behind the... 
 Arts and Crafts of Indus Civilization  Choodamani Nandagopal Arts and Crafts of Indus Civilization   $115.49  $86.62  Buy Now 
The self-conscious Indus people produced something distinct in every field of activity, including art and craft. The Harappans introduced the ceramic wares, metal and lithic tools and regulated trade. The Indus phase of art stands for the originality of form and content which was treated with metaphysical approaches and canonized in the later phases of Indian art history. On the basis of physical features, the territorial extent of the Indus Empire can be divided into four provinces, namely... 
 Sculptures from Haryana : Iconography and Style  Devendra Handa Sculptures from Haryana : Iconography and Style   $179.49  $134.62  Buy Now 
This book is the outcome of sustained interest, occasional surveys and researches in the archaeological and cultural heritage of Haryana by the author during the last four decades. The very strategic location of Haryana on the route connecting India with the western world made it a rendezvous of the east and west and also a state to bear the brunt of all alien incursions from the early historic to medieval times. The medieval iconoclastic hordes demolished all religious edifices and tried to... 
 Tribal Coins of Ancient India  Devendra Handa Tribal Coins of Ancient India   $185.99  $139.49  Buy Now 
Tribal coins throw a flood of light on the history, culture, religion, economy, polity, trade, commerce, technology, symbology, metrology, movements, etc. of the various tribes in ancient India. They thus enlighten us about various aspects of the life and culture of the people in ancient India. This book, based on a study of various published and unpublished hoards and stray finds of coins in institutional and private collections is the first Indian publication on the tribal coins containing... 
 Indian Myth and Legend  Donald A. Mackenzie Indian Myth and Legend   $38.95  $29.21  Buy Now 
Indian Myth and Legend deals with the myths and legends of India, which survive in the rich and abundant-storehouse of Sanskrit literature. The reader is introduced to the various sacred works of the Hindus. The ancient forest sages and poets of India invested the legendery themes and traditional beliefs with beautiful symbolism and used them as mediums for speculative thought and profound spiritual teaching. These ennobling ideas are still a potent culturing influence in the... 
 Aesthetics: Modern and Postmodern  Dr. B. Tirupati Rao Aesthetics: Modern and Postmodern   $33.69  $25.27  Buy Now 
Aesthetics: Modern and Postmodern is a steady study of philosophy and aesthetics with critical debate. In this insightful social-political discussion on aesthetics, Dr. B. Tirupati Rao examines the aesthetic phenomenon from Plato to Derrida. Dr. Rao focuses on the difference, if not the clash between modern and postmodern aesthetics. Dr Rao gives new clues for a fuller understanding of the intricate epistemological roots of modern, postmodern and poststructuralist aesthetics. This... 
 Ramayana Sculptures from Hampi - Vijayanagara  Dr. K.M. Suresh Ramayana Sculptures from Hampi - Vijayanagara   $128.49  $96.37  Buy Now 
The Ramayana is one of the two great epics of India and its influence on the life of Indian people has been great and immeasurable. The ideals of the Ramayana have gone deep into the core of Indian life and have largely molded its social, political and cultural fabric and eternal history of India. Rama is an ideal hero and the Ramayana describes his character unparalleled in human history. During Vijayanagara period many poets and scholars translated the Ramayana in Kannada language. The most... 
 Kings, Gods And People  Dr. Myneni Krishna Kumari Kings, Gods And People   $30.99  $23.24  Buy Now 
A Significant feature of this volume is the critical analysis of archaeological and historical sources relating to the specific issues of cultural history with special reference to Andhra region. Besides the historical sources, the oral traditions and folkloristic materials provide substantial materials for the better understanding of the culture of the people on which certain historical generalizations can be made. Further, it allows for a range of historical interpretations especially... 
 Geometrical Patterns Of Ancient Icons  Dr.A.P. Singh Geometrical Patterns Of Ancient Icons   $83.49  $62.62  Buy Now 
Iconography means not merely the mechanical description and identification of on image but also the study of various aspects, which lead to the growth of cult. The worship of Icon originated the right from prehistoric period. The excavation of Mohan Jodaro and Harappa substantiate to this fact. It is critical study of geometrical patterns of Icons of different sects of various dynasties of ancient India. Besides this, it enables us to visualize with the idea of anatomical details of human body.... 
 Pallava Rock Architecture and Sculpture  Elisabeth Beck Pallava Rock Architecture and Sculpture   $75.49  $56.62   
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Divided into sections devoted to the eras of two great Pallava kings, Mahendravarman and Narasimha Mahamalla, this book describes the development of the Pallava cave temples in Tamil Nadu from their early, primitive outlines to the intricately sculpted creations of Mamallapuram. Enriched by more than 200 black and white photographs and illustrations and printed entirely on art paper, it provides both extensive historical backgrounds to these eras and the panoramic details of rock architecture... 
 The Book of Buddhas  Eva Judy Jansen The Book of Buddhas   $22.95  $17.21  Buy Now 
Modern students who are drawn to the study and practice of Buddhism are not always able to easily learn the symbolic meaning of the various types of statuary connected to the study of this philosophy. In Buddhism, every symbol has a meaning, and this book explores the symbolism of the ritual objects that are used on statues and painting, as well as explaining the ritual meaning of the objects associated with Buddhism. This book serves as an introduction for Western students. it is not a... 
 The Book of Hindu Imagery: Gods, Manifestations and Their Meaning  Eva Rudy Jansen The Book of Hindu Imagery: Gods, Manifestations and Their Meaning   $15.99  $11.99  Buy Now 
Hinduism is more than a religion; it is a way of ife that has developed over approximately 5 milennia. Its rich and multicultured history, which has no equivalent among the great religions of the world, has made the structure of its mythical and philosophical principles into a highly differentiated maze, of which total knowledge is a practical impossibility. This volume cannot offer a complete survey of the meaning of Hinduism, but Eva Rudy Jansen does provide an extensive compilation of... 
 Holy Waters  Frans Baartmans Holy Waters   $38.99  $29.24  Buy Now 
The author brings together 250 "happenings of the Sacred Waters" in a chain of symbolism. It links diverse aspects of the universe with our daily experiences, our human condition. The author explores our willingness to acknowledge mythical thinking as an original constituent of our person. He finds that we are called upon to evolve in ourselves the myths and symbols of the sacred. About the Author:Frans Baartmans (1936) is a member of the London-based International Society of Mill Hill.... 
 Sacred Hindu Symbols  Gautam Chatterjee Sacred Hindu Symbols   $22.49  $16.87  Buy Now 
 
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